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UK Risk Register Details for Leveillula taurica

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 13/07/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 13/07/2020

Common Names

  • Powdery mildew: cotton
  • Powdery mildew: eggplant
  • Powdery mildew: pepper
  • Powdery mildew: tomato

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Cut flowers or branches

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
Albania Present
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Bulgaria Present
Croatia Present
Cyprus Present
Czech Republic Present
Estonia Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Malta Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Slovakia Present
Spain Present
Sweden Present
Switzerland Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
North America
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Peru Present
Venezuela Present
Australia Present
Fiji Present
New Caledonia Present
Papua New Guinea Present
Solomon Islands Present
Tonga Present
Algeria Present
Angola Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Egypt Present
Ethiopia Present
Gabon Present
Gambia Present
Ghana Present
Guinea Present
Kenya Present
Libya Present
Madagascar Present
Malawi Present
Mauritius Present
Morocco Present
Mozambique Present
Niger Present
Nigeria Present
Rwanda Present
Senegal Present
Sierra Leone Present
Somalia Present
South Africa Present
Sudan Present
Tanzania Present
Togo Present
Tunisia Present
Uganda Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
Afghanistan Present
Armenia Present
Bhutan Present
Brunei Present
China Present
Hong Kong Present
India Present
Indonesia Present
Iran Present
Iraq Present
Israel Present
Japan Present
Kazakhstan Present
Kyrgyzstan Present
Lebanon Present
Malaysia Present
Mongolia Present
Myanmar Present
Nepal Present
North Korea Present
Pakistan Present
Philippines Present
Russia Present
Saudi Arabia Present
South Korea Present
Sri Lanka Present
Syria Present
Taiwan Present
Thailand Present
Turkmenistan Present
Uzbekistan Present
Yemen Present
Central America
Cuba Present
Dominica Present
Dominican Republic Present
Honduras Present
Nicaragua Present
Puerto Rico Present

Type of Pest

  • Fungus

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
  • Allium cepa L.
  • Allium porrum L.
  • Allium sativum L.
  • Althaea rosea (L.) Cav.
  • Brassica napus ssp. napus L.
  • Brassica rapa ssp. oleifera L.
  • Caesalpinia gilliesii (Wall. Ex Hook.) Benth.
  • Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp./Huth
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Carica papaya L.
  • Carthamus tinctorius L.
  • Celosia argentea L.
  • Ceratonia siliqua L.
  • Cicer arietinum L.
  • Corchorus olitorius L.
  • Coriandrum sativum L.
  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cucurbita maxima Duch.
  • Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.
  • Cynara cardunculus L.
  • Cynara scolymus L.
  • Daucus carota L.
  • Dianthus barbatus L.
  • Dianthus caryophyllus L.
  • Euphorbia L.
  • Eustoma grandiflorum (Raf.) Shinners
  • Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
  • Gerbera L. Ex Cass. Corr. Spreng.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Helianthemum nummularium (L.) Mill.
  • Hibiscus cannabinus L.
  • Lens culinaris Medik.
  • Linum usitatissimum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc.
  • Medicago lupulina L.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Morus L.
  • Morus alba L.
  • Olea europaea Linnaeus
  • Onobrychis viciifolia Scopoli
  • Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman Ex A. W. Hill
  • Phaseolus aureus Roxb.
  • Phaseolus lunatus L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Phlox drummondii Hook.
  • Physalis peruviana L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Ruta graveolens L.
  • Sesamum indicum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
  • Tropaeolum majus L.
  • Vicia faba L.
  • Zantedeschia Spreng.
  • Alcea rosea L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2001)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No statutory action

General Comments

Fungal pest of poinsettia and many other crops. Believed to be present in the UK and no statutory action is being taken. Status could be confirmed by targeted survey.

Risk Records for this Pest